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"Zelda" Vintage 1950's Purple Velvet Beaded Wiggle Dress UK 10


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"Zelda" Vintage 1950's Purple Velvet Beaded Wiggle Dress

This elegant 1950's dress, in a deep shade of purple velvet is the perfect piece for any special occasion.

Her rounded neckline is framed by shoulder straps, and a fitted bodice.

Her intricate bead work, made up of pink beads and gold filigree metal beads, create trailing flowers, that frame the neckline, and central panel of the dress.

Her cinched in waistline, is set off by gathered velvet that meets the central panel of the dress, creating ruched pleats along the bodice and hips.
Finished with a tailored skirt, every detail of this dress showcases the true craftsmanship and design of the era.

Enjoy wearing this dress paired with a gold coloured accessories to complete your outfit.

This dress has inbuilt interfacing, allowing for it to keep its wonderful sculptural shape.

Label: Carnegie, "It's a Symphony"

Provenance: Devon

Measurements of the Dress

Armpit to Armpit: up to 35 inches

Shoulder to Hem: 42 inches

Waist: up to 28 inches

Hips: up to 42 inches

Size:Medium UK 10

Closures: This dress fastens at the back with a 17.5 inch metal zip and a hook and eye.

Condition: This dress is in perfect vintage condition,

Washing instructions: This garment should be dry cleaned

Fabric: Velvet, beads

Vintage garments have been previously worn and lovingly cared for, they may however have a blemish or two. Here at Willow Hilson, we try our very best to note all the details of each garment, although we may sometimes overlook things, which we do apologise for. Please do not expect perfection, unless stated so.

Please make sure you check all the measurements of the garment before purchasing. Vintage garment sizes are not the same as those of today. To ensure the best fit, we suggest you measure you favourite similar style garment and compare it to the measurements we have listed. All our measurements are taken whilst the garment is lying flat, we then double these measurements to reflect the actual size.